People from Vale of White Horse (district)

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  1. David Niven

    David Niven


    James David Graham Niven (1 March 1910 – 29 July 1983) was an English actor and novelist who was popular in Europe and in the United States. He may be best known for his roles as Squadron Leader Peter Carter in A Matter of Life and Death, as Phileas Fogg in Around the World in 80 Days and as Sir Charles Lytton, a.k.a. "the Phantom", in The Pink Panther. He was awarded the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance in Separate Tables (1958).

  2. Thomas Ford

    Thomas Ford


    Thomas Ford (1598–1674) was an English nonconformist minister, a member of the Westminster Assembly and ejected minister of 1662.

  3. Edward John Mott

    Edward John Mott


    Edward John Mott VC DCM (4 July 1893 – 20 October 1967) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.

  4. Thomas Hughes

    Thomas Hughes


    Thomas Hughes (20 October 1822 – 22 March 1896) was an English lawyer, judge and author. He is most famous for his novel Tom Brown's School Days (1857), a semi-autobiographical work set at Rugby School, which Hughes had attended. It had a lesser-known sequel, Tom Brown at Oxford (1861).

  5. Pam Ayres

    Pam Ayres


    Pam Ayres MBE (born 14 March 1947) is an English poet, comedian, songwriter and presenter of radio and television programmes. Her 1975 appearance on the television talent show Opportunity Knocks led to appearances on other TV and radio shows, a one-woman touring stage show and performing before the Queen.

  6. Henry Marten (regicide)

    Henry Marten (regicide)


    Sir Henry Marten (1602 – 9 September 1680) was an English lawyer and politician who sat in the House of Commons in two periods between 1640 and 1653. He was an ardent republican and a regicide of King Charles I of England.

  7. Edward Pleydell-Bouverie

    Edward Pleydell-Bouverie


    Edward Pleydell-Bouverie PC, FRS (26 April 1818 – 16 December 1889), styled The Honourable from 1828, was a British Liberal politician. He was a member of Lord Palmerston's first administration as Paymaster-General and Vice-President of the Board of Trade in 1855 and as President of the Poor Law Board between 1855 and 1858.

  8. John Elwes (politician)

    John Elwes (politician)


    John Elwes (a.k.a. "Elwes the Miser"), MP, Esq. (7 April 1714 – 26 November 1789) was a Member of Parliament (MP) in Great Britain for Berkshire (1772 – 1784) and a noted eccentric and miser, believed to be the inspiration for the character of Ebenezer Scrooge in Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. Dickens made reference to Elwes some years later in his last novel, Our Mutual Friend. Elwes was also believed to inspire William Harrison Ainsworth to create the character of John Scarfe in his novel The Miser's Daughter.

  9. Henry Norreys (colonel-general)

    Henry Norreys (colonel-general)


    Henry Norris (1554 – 1599) was an English soldier and politician during the Tudor period.

  10. Mike Nurton

    Mike Nurton


    Michael 'Mike' Dennis Nurton (born 11 January 1943) is a former English cricketer. Nurton was a left-handed batsman, although his bowling style is unknown. He was born in Botley, Oxfordshire.

  11. Gerard de Lisle, 1st Baron Lisle

    Gerard de Lisle, 1st Baron Lisle


    Gerard de Lisle, 1st Baron Lisle (1304 – 9 June 1360) was an English nobleman and soldier during King Edward III's campaigns in Scotland and France.

  12. Jacob Pleydell-Bouverie, 4th Earl of Radnor

    Jacob Pleydell-Bouverie, 4th Earl of Radnor


    Jacob Pleydell-Bouverie, 4th Earl of Radnor (18 September 1815 – 11 March 1889), was the son of William Pleydell-Bouverie, 3rd Earl of Radnor and Judith Anne St John-Mildmay. He was styled Viscount Folkestone from 1828 until 1869.

  13. Sir Robert Throckmorton, 8th Baronet

    Sir Robert Throckmorton, 8th Baronet


    Sir Robert George Throckmorton, 8th Baronet (5 December 1800 – 28 June 1862) was an English Whig and Liberal politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1831 to 1835.

  14. William Pleydell-Bouverie, 3rd Earl of Radnor

    William Pleydell-Bouverie, 3rd Earl of Radnor


    William Pleydell-Bouverie, 3rd Earl of Radnor (11 May 1779 – 9 April 1869), styled Viscount Folkestone until 1828, was the son of Jacob Pleydell-Bouverie, 2nd Earl of Radnor and Hon. Anne Duncombe.

  15. Bruce Hobbs

    Bruce Hobbs


    Bruce Robertson Hobbs (December 27, 1920 – November 22, 2005) was an English jockey and racehorse trainer.

  16. Sir Charles Saxton, 1st Baronet

    Sir Charles Saxton, 1st Baronet


    Sir Charles Saxton, 1st Baronet (1732 – November 1808) was an officer of the Royal Navy who saw service during the War of the Austrian Succession, the Seven Years' War, the American War of Independence and the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, rising to the rank of captain.

  17. Eli Marsden Wilson

    Eli Marsden Wilson


    Eli Marsden Wilson, A.R.E., A.R.C.E. (24 June 1877 - 13 November 1965) was an English artist who had seventeen pictures exhibited at the Royal Academy.

  18. Henry of Appleford

    Henry of Appleford


    Henry of Appleford was abbot of Reading Abbey from 1342 to 1361. His death in 1361 was due to the Black Death. He came from Appleford-on-Thames.

  19. Duncombe Pleydell-Bouverie

    Duncombe Pleydell-Bouverie


    Admiral The Honourable Duncombe Pleydell-Bouverie (28 June 1780 – 5 November 1850), was a British naval commander and Whig politician.

  20. Thomas Duffield

    Thomas Duffield


    Thomas Duffield (October 1782 – 15 March 1854) was a Tory politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1832 to 1844.

  21. John Fettiplace

    John Fettiplace

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    John Fettiplace (1527–1580) was an English politician and landed gentleman during the Tudor period.

  22. William Hyde (high sheriff)

    William Hyde (high sheriff)


    William Hyde (1490–1557) was an English politician in the Tudor period.

  23. Francis Norris, 1st Earl of Berkshire

    Francis Norris, 1st Earl of Berkshire


    Francis Norris, 1st Earl of Berkshire (1582–1622) was an English nobleman with the title of Earl of Berkshire.

  24. Humfrey Anger

    Humfrey Anger

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    Joseph Humfrey Anger (3 June 1862 – 11 June 1913) was a Canadian organist, pianist, conductor, composer, and music educator of English birth. His compositional output consists mainly of church music and works for solo piano and organ. Some of his more well known works are A Concert Overture for organ (1895), the patriotic song Hail Canada (1911), and Tintamarre, Morceau de Salon (1911), all of which were published by Whaley, Royce & Co. The latter piece was notably the first published classical composition to thoroughly integrate true tone clusters. He also wrote the textbooks Form in Music and A Treatise on Harmony, both of which were widely used in music schools in North America.

  25. Lady Catherine Gordon

    Lady Catherine Gordon


    Lady Catherine Gordon (c. 1474 – October 1537) was a Scottish noblewoman and the wife of Yorkist pretender, Perkin Warbeck. After her imprisonment by King Henry VII of England, she became a favoured lady-in-waiting of Queen consort Elizabeth of York.

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